In this guide, we’ll learn how a student interacts at various points in the SmithTips site. Below are Links to videos of various areas which gives a basic overview of interaction points in the SmithTips platform:
How To Login To Your SmithTips Account
How to Edit Your SmithTips Profile
How To Change Your SmithTips Profile Picture
How To Change SmithTips Profile Cover Image
How to Search for Courses on SmithTips
How to Find a Course On SmithTips
How To Subscribe and Take A Course On SmithTips
How To Send A Private Message On SmithTips
How To Add A Friend On SmithTips
How To Initiate A Chat On SmithTips
SmithTips offers a variety of components to promote interaction among students and instructors.
Students can send a friendship request to other members (students+ instructors). Friends have access to send a private message and invite each other groups etc..
Private messaging allows greater interaction among students.
Quiz and Course results are sent to users via private messaging, wherein students can directly interact with their instructor on the results.
Groups are a very powerful component of SmithTips Learning Management System, which allows greater levels of interaction among students offering the same course. Each course is connected to a Group and all students have a lifetime membership to the course group.
Each course and unit are connected to forums. Each group can also be connected to a forum. If the group is private then the forum access is allowed only to group members. Which make the forum an exclusive forum for course members.